tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC October 27, 2016 4:30am-5:00am EDT
>> we're now at 4:30. good morning. thursday, october 27. i'm randy price. >> i'm emily riemer. chaos on the orange line. >> an uber driver crashing into a home the investigation into what went wrong here. >> down to the wire on the campaign trail. the defensive remarks from donald trump and the newly revealed controversy involving hillary clinton. >> good morning, cindy. even colder this morning. >> we've got a frost advisory to the coastline. freeze warnings just outside the city. once again this morning we're waking up to readings at or below 32 degrees. look at worcester 31.
a cold start. fortunately, there isn't as much winds this morning as we had yesterday. the trajectory of the winds has generated ocean effects. showers on the cape this morning working from north to south. we've got clouds moving in for now, but to the west you can see the system. this is going to bring in rain and snow across new england today. locally, it's primarily rain coming a.m. as the temperatures creep out of the 30s. we're in the 40s this afternoon as the clouds thicken up. we've got rain on the way. by later this morning there may be a couple of showers and drizzle along the coastline. but through lunchtime it is mainly dry. we've got that rain coming in as we head toward the evening commute and it will start as a few flakes of snow through the worcester hills.
let's get you to the roads. >> good morning, olessa. >> live look starting things off with a check of the pike by allston/brighton. overnight construction still in place. 95 looks good. construction 93 north by route 24. 128 southbound side, only the shoulder is open for another 20 minute tolls. north of town you're good to go. trains and buses are on schedule. >> the t is investigating this dramatic scene on the orange line. last night passengers kicking out windows to escape the smoke here. and that is prompting new calls for a major fix. >> the eyeopener's sera congi is at back bay station with big safety questions now being asked. sera? >> good morning. the orange line is expected to
questions. why did this happen? and how the t responded. look at some of the video from passengers that shows the confusion and chaos, smoke filling the station in the orange line train as it pulled away from the back bay station just before 5:00 last night. passengers kicked out and pushed out windows to escape. this morning we know an overheated motor caught fire, and that triggered a trash fire on the rails, which caused all the smoke. one woman chef knife to get out of the train. >> and i attached it to my elbow like so and into the window. >> people naturally started to scream for help and tried to pry the doors open. they just wouldn't budge. >> the mbta police say the operator made the right decision not to open those doors because people would have jumped out onto the live third rail. the t says the operator was
announcement. so many of the passengers took matters into their own hands. now, three people were taken to the hospital, but no one was seriously hurt. and now mechanics are trying to figure out exactly why that motor overheated. live at back bay station this morning, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. >> ahead at 5:00 this morning, how city leaders in boston are responding to that incident and what they are suggesting to make sure this does not happen again. >> other stories we're following the murder of her husband in boston. police say karen edwards, who spent weekends with her husband at a home in roxbury, stabbed to death collin edwards earlier this month. she underwent a competency evaluation ahead of this hearing today. right now boston police are investigating after an s.u.v. slammed into a home. the eyeopener's antoinette antonio is on beacon hill where we are getting new information
antoinette? >> that driver along with the passenger are both recovering this morning and right now you can see that the building here at the corner of myrtle and grove street on beacon hill is boarded up. the driver, jean claude caillot's wife confirmed he was driving for uber and tells us he is home from the hospital. caillot and his passenger were treated for injuries. the s.u.v. barrelling down grove street into the building, sending bricks tumbling down. stunned believe no one was killed. >> i heard a boom. i see this car come flying up the street. i'm surprised they survived, because they was going fast. >> a woman who lives in the home was scene look -- seen looking at the hole in her kitchen. no one inside was hurt. a resident in the building said
vehicle before barrelling into the home. we'll keep you posted on what learn. antoinette antonio, wcvb newscenter 5. >> antoinette, thank you. commitment 2016. new numbers putting a new spin on this heated presidential showdown. the eyeopener's erika tarantal is here to break down the new information out this morning. >> emily, good morning. new numbers go beyond just who's ahead. the "associated press" poll gives hillary clinton a 14-point lead among lik survey shows she has the support of 90% of likely democrat voters and 15% of more moderate republicans. in an exclusive interview with abc news, donald trump defended his decision to take time off the campaign trail yesterday to open his new hotel in washington, d.c. >> i think it's unfair because hillary clinton goes to see an adele concert last night and everybody says, wasn't that nice. >> both candidates will be in
not taking anything for granted. >> you know, with 13 days left in the election, we cannot stop for a minute. no complacency. >> the clinton camp dealing with e-mails released by wikileaks seeming to show frustration that members of her inner circle didn't express concerns about the private e-mail server >> a new milestone for a casino planned for everett. wynn boston harbor it's called. construction can begin on the resort casino when the company says the project is on track to open on june 3, 2019. >> honoring the lives of those killed in a wrong-way crash in middleborough. and a backseat passenger not quite what it seems. the surprise for a police
cousins, jordan galvin-jutras, kraig diggs, and jordan fisher. along with friend cory licata and a wrong way driver were killed in a crash in middleborough monday morning. >> it's just -- it happened in life, man, and you have to try to explain to your kids, you know what, love everybody you can. don't walk out the house angry. even in tragedy, we should remember that life is o we should always cherish those around us. >> diggs and galvin-jutras were students at anna maria college in paxton. fisher and licata studied at becker college in worcester. >> 19 before 5:00. a new report on the deadly stabbing rampage in taunton and the details we're learning about the death of the suspect. and a tiger attacking a trainer
i just want what's best for my kids. when i hear arguments that massachusetts needs more charter schools, i think: what about the students in all of our schools? every new charter takes away more money from the existing public schools. that's 400 million dollars, just last year. we can't afford to drain even more money because they're already losing so much. i'm not just standing up for my own kids; i'm fighting for yours, too. please join me in voting no on question 2. >> 31 >> yeah. >> on the calendar.
[laughter] >> take every degree we can get. >> cold again. but you need to be prepared for rain by the time you head home today. so have your umbrella with you. >> for everybody across the board? >> pretty much. it's going to be heaviest i think as we get toward this evening and overnight. that's when we could see heavy downpours. it's dry for the morning commute. by midday, along the coastline some drizzle is possible. the main event is as you're heading home this evening and during the quiet right now. ocean-effect sprinkles on the outer cape. otherwise, things are dry. the snow coming across parts of new york state. you can see the rain/snow line east of buffalo. there's rain behind it. the issue is we've got this system running into chilly air. so parts of new england are
there could be maybe 12 inches of snow in the mountains of western maine from this system. around here it is primarily a rain event. showers on the cape. otherwise, things fairly quiet. 31 in worcester, 35 boston. along the coastline we have the frost advisory up until 9:00 a.m. cold stuff today. temperatures recor 40s late in the day. notice by 8:00 a.m. clouds and maybe patches of drizzle prevalent along the coastline. that could be the case through about lunchtime. along the coast, even in boston, i'd be prepared for that. elsewhere it's dry through lunchtime but the clouds thicken up. you have a cell coming into connecticut as well. in the higher elevations of the
rain. heaviest rain comes overnight. downpours and thunder are possible. this is your ride home. the rain gets heavier by midnight. by 6:00 tomorrow morning this is getting out of here and we're drying out. it will be a windy one tomorrow. the potential is there for an inch or maybe a little bit more of rain. so this is going to be a good rain to help out drought. temperatures tonight thirsz and 40s there could be thunder. look at these winds gusts. -- wind gusts. your weekend is fairly quiet, maybe evening clouds on saturday, a couple of showers possible on sunday. as you head toward halloween on monday, it's looking ok for the
the winds look relatively light. it does look dry. good news for the trick-or-treaters. not dry this evening. the commute may be messy. >> this morning we're fine. live look outside for you at the zakim bridge. the southbound traffic heading toward the bottom of the screen getting by at the speed limit. overnight construction left over. 93 south we're clearing that road work by the lever connector. the expressway route 3 quiet, 128. there is construction by highland avenue. road work wrapping up by the tolls on the pike. heading north you're fine. we're expecting trains and buses on schedule. >> an animal trainer in florida is recovering from surgery after this run-in with a tiger. that trainer was with the tiger in an enclosed area at the
she begins to fight back as the tiger drags her around. another train runs to help. the woman got way but some animal rights activist are outraged by the way the trainers treated the tiger and are calling for an investigation. >> police are investigating this man accused of destroying donald trump's star on the remove the star and action it -- auction it off and raise money for the women accusing donald trump of groping them. >> your economy. asian stocks drop amid a mixed bag of earning reports. oil prices logging a low. u.s. stock futures are higher at this hour. investors will be watching for the weekly snapshot on unemployment. that is due out this morning.
headphones. air pods were expected to ship out by the end of the month. but now the company says it will need more time. apple unveiled the $159 headphones last month and gave in reason for the delay. there's no new timeline for delivery either. >> trending stories. a third-party senate candidate in maryland will not allow herself to be counted out. took the d not being invited. >> a candidate -- >> the green party candidate, dr. margaret flowers, demanded to be included in the debate between a democrat and republican candidate. she was not invited. she did not meet the 15% polling requirement. >> a driver tries to pull a fast one on police in washington state with this passenger in the back. police pulled over the driver
alone in the hov line. the baby is fake. it was a ball with a hat and blanket in a car seat. the driver was ticketed for both violations. ? this is thriller ? [laughter] >> quite the transformation. these are two patl police officers in lee, massachusetts. they tweeted their tribute to michael jackson's thriller as a reminder to be careful on halloween. the guy on the right, what he lacks in rhythm he makes up for in enthusiasm and outfit. >> tied up in the race for the world series title. >> key plays that got the cubs off on the right foot. that's ahead in "news to go." new on the eyeopener at 5:00,
and i just want what's best for my kids. when i hear arguments that massachusetts needs more charter schools, i think: what about the students in all of our schools? every new charter takes away more money from the existing public schools. , just last year. we can't afford to drain even more money from our kids' schools because they're already losing so much. i'm not just standing up for my own kids; i'm fighting for yours, too.
t last night in boston. passengers here knocked out windows on this train at back bay station during the evening rush last night as smoke filled the station and some cars, believed to be caused by an overheated motor that caused a fire on the rail. nobody was hurt. the mbta said the director made theht >> police patrols on alert after a woman was groped on a bike path in marblehead. a man on a bike and wearing a face mask exposed himself and tried to grab her. she got away and called 911. police searched for the suspect for hours, but the search is now suspended. the area where this happened is just steps from the tower school. investigators say an off-duty sheriff's deputy was justified in the shooting death of this
rampage in taunton last spring. arthur darosa killed two people and injured a pregnant waitress before he was shot inside the bertucci's at the silver city galleria. the report released yesterday showed darosa was considering suicide when he underwent a mental evaluation hours before the attack. >> sky west airlines pilot is facing charges that he was drunk on the job. police arrested russell duszak yesterday in rapid city, south dakota. they say the smelled alcohol on the pilot's breath. police say his blood-alcohol level was higher than the .04 that is allowed in the cockpit. the pilot now on administrative leave. four water fountains at three quincy schools are shut down after water testing showed high levels of lead in the water. lead contaminated fountains are being repaired. in a letter sent home to
the water from 10 of the district's 20 buildings showed lead levels above regulatory limits, but they are most concerned with the fountains. >> the celtics make off with a win in the season opener at the garden. they were up six at the half and expanded the lead in the third quarter. isaiah thomas with 25 points, nine assists. they heado bulls tonight. not as good for the bruins in new york. a solid first period, david scoring in the first 10 seconds. they extended to a 2-0 lead against the rangers. the second period did them in. tied it up. the rangers score three more, their third straight loss. >> the cubs tie it up at one each in the world series as they
game three tomorrow night. first inning an r.b.i. single for the cubs and they are on their way against the indians. arrieta pitching a no-hitter into the sixth inning. the cubs win 5-1. >> a special recognition for one of our own. nyu celebrated harvey leonard's accomplishments in meteorology. faculty gathered at wcvb yesterday to salute harvey. he received h in meteorology from nyu where he also served as an instructor. well-deserved. >> proud. absolutely. weatherwise we've got rain on the way and we need it. the drought has been going on. we had a good dose of rain in october. over 4 inches in boston. we're running a little bit above average for the month, but notice for the year our deficit
commute. nothing more than a shower or patch of drizzle through midday. toward the ride home this afternoon, and especially tonight, that's when the rain chances really are going up. the potential is there for about an inch of rainfall. this is one of our computer models indicating either side of an inch widespread across the area. there's going to be snow. a few flakes possible, but accumulating snow a couple of inches in the berkshires and across new england. snow across new york state. it's running into high pressure. so much of the morning hours are dry. the system will come in with some wind . there could be gusts 45 to 50 miles per hour along the coastline. tomorrow is a weather impact day for that reason. the rain gets out of here early. the weekend, we're back into the 50s, close to 60 on saturday.
right now as the eyeopener continues. >> the malfunction sending t riders running and the new concerns about safety this morning on the t. >> an uber ride gone wrong. the one thing a witness to this crash cannot believe. >> donald trump insisting hillary clinton gets special treatment. the exclusive interview accompanying new poll numbers on the eye for this thursday morning. boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5 eyeopener. >> another look inside the orange line train at the center of a major scare. the trains are expected to run normally as a probe gets under way. we'll have much more ahead, including the decision earning that train operator praise. >> first we want to get to cindy with the rain, even some snow in